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of state of the art oil spill prevention and response technologies, education, research and training. and more than $1 billion will go to the united states cost guard's oil spill liability trust fund to be available for clean-up and compensation for those affected by oil spills in the gulf and throughout the united states. now, as part of its guilty plea, bp will retain a monitor for four years who will oversee safety, risk management and equipment maintenance in relation to deepwater drilling in the gulf and an independent auditor who will conduct annual reviews to ensure compliance with the terms of this agreement. the company will also hire an ethics monitor to improve its conduct and to foster robust cooperation with the government. now, there can be no question that this historic announcement represents a critical step forward and really underscores the justice department's determination to stand with gulf coast communities. in february, the same commitment led to the department to reach a partial settlement with mo-x offshore related to the company's liability for the deepwater
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nature of a nature valley sweet & salty nut bar. but proven technologies allow natural gas producers to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives... that's smarter power today. bill: i want to show you new video of the newly elected members of congress arrive, i guess you could call it for the first day of school, continue you? folks from washington state, california, indiana as well. newly elected congressional members now coming for their new member orientation. so we just wanted to share this with you and have a look at what is happening for the beginning of their new life. martha: back to school. lawmakers returning to work on capitol hill this morning after a seven-week vacation, the ones who already held jobs there. priority
much rather power this economy with the energy technologies that won't be viable for 30, 40 years from now as opposed to driving the economy with what's viable today. >> phil, this analysis said we could be oil exporters within the next 20 years or some what kind of an impact would that have on our economy as a whole? >> well i think it is going to give us a new form of income. it will lower our trade deficit. we were always concerned about, you know, sending all our money to china for goods and the trade deficit with china, it is not fair. guess what? we're going to be in a distinct advantage over china, not only from a trade standpoint because we're going to be able to provide them with energy they need but also because we're going to be able to attract manufacturing jobs here to the united states. why? because we're going to have the reliable, low-priced energy source for years to come. that's going to bring manufacturing back to the u.s. that will bring factories and jobs. this is historic. i'm euphoric. i've seen it coming for some time. i'm glad the international energy agency is
with technology, to keep up with equipment, to get the latest, to make sure that there itheir infrastructure is in place to serve the country. >> that's why i like it's a class action lawsuit instead of independent complaints. those happen as we know all the time. but a class action like this will get major media attention, will get us all talking about it, and if they prevail i'm hoping that other utility companies around the country will say, you know, we probably don't want to have the same thing happen to us as what happened on long island, let's make sure we do something right. rick: class action lawsuits play an important role in the legal system. don't they usually result in a big payday for the lawyers and not necessarily for the people who sign onto it? >> it's a two-step process. yes they've got to be certified as a class action. they have to make sure everybody is in the same class. i don't think there is a problem there you have everybody on long island suffering from the same thing. you're right, will the lawyer win 30, 40%, yes, okay, that is not great, but let me explain a cla
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